New York State Reformatory Inmate Nationality Register

Held by the New York State Archives

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New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

This series consists of a register of inmates by their receiving date, then by nationalities. The first section of the register provides monthly, yearly inmate totals as well as totals t by foreign and native inmates. The second section lists Italian inmates chronologically by date received and includes inmate’s names; inmate numbers; what county they are from; their crime; maximum sentence; age; and years in the United States.
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Chronological by receiving date and therein by nationality.

Scope and Content Note

Pages 1 to 175 of the register record inmates first by their receiving date, then by nationalities, which range from Austria to West Indies.

Totals are given for the beginning of the fiscal year (October 1) to the current month; current month; the two totals combined; number of foreign and native inmates; and a grand total.

Pages 500 to 569 list Italian inmates chronologically by date received and include names of inmates, inmate numbers, what county they are from, their crime, maximum sentence, age, how many years in the United States, what court they were tried at, and the name of the presiding judge.

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